JONATHAN MAY                         BAss-BARITONE

Biography      Video 1      Video 2     Video 3/Audio 1     Audio 2    Reviews  Singing Teaching     Photos      Contact/Agent

 
 

Jonathan May is one of Britain's most experienced bass-baritones with a voice of wide range and a rich and vibrant resonance. He has sung frequently for Royal Opera Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera and further afield in France, where Classica-Repertoire magazine awarded him the accolade 'one of the most beautiful of all current bass voices'.


Selected Performances include:


  1. Doctor (Pelleas et Melisande) : Scottish Opera, Stratford and McVicar

  2. Ferrando (Il trovatore):  Scottish Opera, Ringborg and Evans

  3. Mayor (Jenufa):  Scottish Opera, Stratford and Miskimmon

  4. Mandarin (Turandot) Scottish Opera : Corti

  5. Bonze/Sharpless (Madama Butterfly) : Scottish Opera, Corti and Kidd

  6. Johann (Werther) : Scottish Opera, Corti and Furtado

  7. Sparafucile (Rigoletto) : Scottish Opera, Ringborg and Richardson

  8. Doctor (Punch and Judy) : Grande Théâtre de Genève, Chen and Kramer

  9. Eugenio (Letters of A Love Betrayed) , premiere : Music Theatre Wales - Rafferty & McCarthy

  10. Brander (La Damnation de Faust ) : RSNO, Denève

  11. Commendatore (Don Giovanni)  : Welsh National Opera, Klauza and Kidd

  12. Orlik/Kochubey (Mazepa) : Welsh National Opera, Polianichko and Caurier/Leiser

  13. Phillipe/Flemish Deputy (Don Carlos) : Welsh National Opera, Rizzi and Caird

  14. Rigoletto (Monterone) : Welsh National Opera, Klauza and McDonald

  15. Traveller (Curlew River): Opera de Rouen and Japan Society New York, Stern and Oida

  16. Polonius (Hamlet) : Royal Opera, Pappano and Caurier/Leiser

  17. Périchaud (La Rondine) : Royal Opera, Villaume and Joel















 

2018/19 SeASON PLANS: Old COunt bolkonsky IN war and PEACE for WELSH NATIONAL OPERA


2017/18 news : Jonathan appointed head of vocal studies at university of St Andrews



Short PROMO VIDEo for IL Trovatore SCOTTISH OPERA 2015 with JONATHAN AS FERRANDO  :  See REVIEWS